Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (PTI) A cyclothon event aimed at making people aware of the need to conserve oil and gas is scheduled to be held here on February 4. Also Read - Govt Will Look Into Suggestions of Banning Iron-Ore Exports Amid Supply Crisis: Dharmendra Pradhan

Being organised under the banner of “Saksham Cyclothon” Bhubaneswar, the event is slated to be flagged off by Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here. Also Read - Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Tests Positive For COVID-19, Admitted to Medanta Hospital

“Saksham Cyclothon” Bhubaneswar event will be held in three categories – 33 kilometre Elite race (men category), 22 km Elite race (women category) and 11 km green ride rally. Also Read - 'Going Through Tough Time Due to COVID': Petroleum Minister Says Fuel Price Rise Due to Pandemic

This was announced at a press meet held here today by by Pritish Bharat, State Level Coordinator Oil Industry, in presence of Debasish Ranasingh, Assistant Director of Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) and senior officials fro oil sector.

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